Half-Year Exchange Programme to University of Évora, Portugal

Last updated:26 Jan 2016

Exchange Period: Fall Semester 2016


Information about University of Évora

The University of Évora (UE) is a public institution of higher education, which was founded in 1559. The University was being closed in the 18th century and being reopens in 1979. Its main scientific domains include Arts, Social Sciences, Technology Sciences and Health. In 2004, the São João de Deus School of Nursing, which is a public polytechnic institute of higher education, became part of the University.

The campus of UE is comprised of patrimonial buildings such as Espirito Santo College, Casa Cordovil, Luís António Verney College, etc. as well as several other units in south of Portugal, where teaching and research activities are carried out.

To know more about University of Évora, please visit here: http://www.uevora.pt/


Who can apply for this exchange programme?
FAH Undergraduate students of Portuguese Studies major, who are currently in the 2nd year of their Bachelor degree with a GPA greater than 3.0, are eligible for application. However, the final selection is not merely based on GPA. Other factors and performances such as other capabilities and talents than book knowledge, social responsibility and activity, learning attitude and motivation, service to community, etc. will be considered as well. Personal interview may be required.


Estimated Expenses for One-semester Exchange (5 months) (subject to change)

You do not need to pay for the tuition fee at the University of Évora but you are liable to pay for the tuition fee at UM, and you are liable to meet all the expenses in connection to this exchange, such as but not limited to, air tickets, insurance, visa application fee, boarding fee, subsistence etc. Below is a rough estimation for your reference.

  • Round-trip air tickets EUR1,000-1,500
  • Meals around EUR2,500
  • Accommodation EUR500-1,000
  • Public Transportation around EUR80

Generally, you will need approximately EUR5,080 to cover your living expenses during your exchange period in University of Évora.

Above is an estimation only.  All depends on the lifestyle of the student: clothes, going out, travel, sports, etc. For more information, you may visit this website http://www.en.mobilidade.uevora.pt/University/Practical-Information-for-Students


Application Period
25 January  – 5 February 2016


Application Dossier

  1. Application form
  2. CV
  3. Cover letter (Describing why you are interested in applying this exchange program and what your objective is; what are your strengths and weaknesses. Why should we pick you?)
  4. Transcript in English (since year 1)
  5. A certificate or official document of your English proficiency, i.e. TOEFL, IELTS or CET scores (results could be submitted later if necessary)
  6. Any other supportive documents that will help you get into this program.

Please note that all selected students have to apply visas on their own.

For the learning agreement, please click here to download.

Please send the soft copy of the requested application dossier to Christine / Elmo at fah.exchange@um.edu.mo and hand in one set of original copy to Room E21-4092, FAH General Office.


For inquiries, please contact:

Ms. Christine Chan / Ms. Elmo HongRoom E21-4092,
FAH General office
(Tel: 8822 8221 / 8822 8150)